Speaking of architecture and especially of type, here's something that's been making the rounds lately. In Melbourne, Australia, the parking garage of the Eureka Tower apartment building has a delightful approach, and requires a certain approach:
(Image hotlinked from http://de-war.de/eurekacarpark.html)
The signage on the walls ... simple words like UP, DOWN, IN, OUT ... are painted on the walls such that for them to resolve, you have to be looking directly at them in the direction of travel.
The wayfinding system was desinged by Axel Peemöller and has won several international design awards, not to mention a flock of designers' blog mentions, not to mention this one, which we're mentioning.
See the whole thing here. Don't miss out on this one.
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